6 Degrees with Paul LaPlaca: Ryan Van Poederooyen of Imonolith

This week an interview with one of my most favorite drummers on the planet! Ryan Van Poederooyen. Get ready for some of the most insane prog-metal from Devin Townsend to the latest Imonolith. This episode of 6 Degrees with Paul LaPlaca originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio April 28th, 2020.

6 Degrees with Paul LaPlaca: The return of Marco Sfogli

Tonight!! I have my second interview with one of the best guitarists on the planet, Italy’s Marco Sfogli!! All kinds of great music from John Macaluso, Symphony X, October Thorns and much more. This episode of 6 Degrees with Paul LaPlaca originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio April 21st, 2020.

6 Degrees with Paul LaPlaca: Matt Scurfield of Event

6 Degrees with Paul LaPlaca welcomes the return of Event! Drummer Matt Scurfield joins the show. Plus hard rock with a prog edge, bringing back the early 2000’s like Soundscape, Ice Age, Dali’s Dilemma, October Thorns and more. This episode of 6 Degrees with Paul LaPlaca originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio April 14th, 2020.

6 Degrees with Paul LaPlaca: Alex Skolnick of Testament

This week, thrash metal icon and guitarist extraordinaire Alex Skolnick joins the show and talks NEW Testament! We may talk about the second half of the Bible too. This episode of 6 Degrees with Paul LaPlaca originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio April 7th, 2020.

6 Degrees with Paul LaPlaca: March 24th, 2020

6 Degrees with Paul LaPlaca is back with more great metal to keep you entertained in quarantine. No guest again this week, but more than enough metallic goodness to keep your spirits up! This episode of 6 Degrees with Paul LaPlaca originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio March 24th, 2020.

6 Degrees with Paul LaPlaca: Dark & Moody Metal

I was hoping to speak to one of my friends in Italy, but things are rough for them right now. So I will be playing some of the darkest, most depressing music I can find to go with my mood, mixed with a handful of bright, shiny songs to match my life. You got nothing better to do!!!! Music from Grey Skies Fallen, Drift Into Black, Spiritual Sickness, October Thorns, Type O Negative, Living Colour, James Labrie, Devin Townsend and more. This episode of 6 Degrees with Paul LaPlaca originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio March 17th, 2020.

6 Degrees with Paul LaPlaca: Richie Kotzen

Join me for an in depth interview with Richie Kotzen, covering his career from Shrapnel shredder, fusion with Stanley Clark and Greg Howe, The Winery Dogs, and his latest “50 For 50” FIFTY SONG release!! This episode of 6 Degrees with Paul LaPlaca originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio February 25th, 2020.

6 Degrees with Paul LaPlaca: Rick Habeeb of Grey Skies Fallen

Join me tonight for some doom, gloom, despair and agony with Rick Habeeb from Grey Skies Fallen! This episode of 6 Degrees with Paul LaPlaca originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio February 18th, 2020.

6 Degrees with Paul LaPlaca: Larry Fast & Synth Beginnings!

This week, Paul is joined by Larry Fast, a musician who is responsible for a great deal of the music Paul listened to in his formative years. Peter Gabriel’s 3rd and 4th solo albums are works of art and the sonic landscape is due in large part to Larry’s playing and programming. This is a very interesting look into these albums and the very beginnings of electronic and synthesizer music. Synergy, Nektar, and other music projects will be explored as well. This episode of 6 Degrees with Paul LaPlaca originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio February 11th, 2020.

6 Degrees with Paul LaPlaca: Tommy Victor of Prong

This week, Paul LaPlaca is joined by Prong founder Tommy Victor! Also music from Chris Caffery, Carnivore, October Thorns, Spiritual Sickness, Von LMO, Type O Negative, Cloudkicker, Prong and more! This episode of 6 Degrees with Paul LaPlaca originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio February 4th, 2020.

6 Degrees with Paul LaPlaca: Mark Briody of Jag Panzer

This week, Paul is joined by guitarist/keyboardist Mark Briody of American power metal band Jag Panzer! Also music from October Thorns, To The Pain, Alyxx, Ghost Ship Octavius, Grey Skies Fallen, Spiritual Sickness, Archon Angel and more! This episode of 6 Degrees with Paul LaPlaca originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio January 28th, 2020.

6 Degrees with Paul LaPlaca: Brenden Kelly of Royal Orphan

Join me tonight for an evening of great metal featuring Brenden Kelly of Royal Orphan! I joined them onstage Sat. Jan. 25th in Elmhurst, NY, opening for Ross the Boss from Manowar. Also on this episode, music from Symphony X, October Thorns, Mike Lepond’s Silent Assassins, Savatage, Ghost Ship Octavius and more! This episode of 6 Degrees with Paul LaPlaca originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio January 21st, 2020.

6 Degrees with Paul LaPlaca: Neil Peart Tribute

With the recent passing of legendary, Canadian drummer, Neil Peart of Rush, 6 Degrees with Paul LaPlaca is paying TRIBUTE tonight! Amazing songs from his career, and live calls with fellow musicians Vernon Reid, Chris Caffery, Jeff Plate, Nick Bowcott and more, also feeling the effect of Neil’s death. DON’T MISS this one! This episode of 6 Degrees with Paul LaPlaca originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio January 14th, 2020.

6 Degrees with Paul LaPlaca: Prog-Metal Bonanza

No guest tonight, just great Prog Metal!! Music from Devin Townsend, Icefish, James Labrie, Pain of Salvation, Savatage, and MORE!! This episode of 6 Degrees with Paul LaPlaca originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio January 7th, 2020.

6 Degrees with Paul LaPlaca: Joel Hoekstra

It’s a Christmas Eve celebration, with great rock & metal holiday music!! Paul also welcomes special guest, and guitar virtuoso Joel Hoekstra, from Whitesnake, Trans-Siberian Orchestra (TSO), Cher, Night Ranger, Joel Hoekstra’s 13 and many more!! This holiday episode of 6 Degrees with Paul LaPlaca originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio December 24th, 2019.

6 Degrees with Paul LaPlaca: Ira Black

It’s an evening of extreme and diverse metal this week on 6 Degrees with Paul LaPlaca, with the one and only Ira Black!! Dark Sky Choir, Dokken, Lizzy Borden, I Am Morbid, Vicious Rumours… who HASN’T Ira Black played with?!! This episode of 6 Degrees with Paul LaPlaca originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio December 17th, 2019.

6 Degrees with Paul LaPlaca: Craig Rossi

It’s an evening of doom, darkness, and despair this week on 6 Degrees with Paul LaPlaca! Craig Rossi from Drift Into Black guests and talks about the new CD, “Anthems of the Darkest Winter,” plus lots of great metal from Paul’s circle and more! This episode of 6 Degrees with Paul LaPlaca originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio December 10th, 2019.

6 Degrees with Paul LaPlaca: Joey Cassata

After a long year of frustration and troubleshooting, 6 Degrees with Paul LaPlaca is BACK! Featuring an all new studio set-up and improved interview recording quality, the show continues with the theme of connecting it’s host to a number of notable performers and artists along with in depth interviews. Past guests have included Vernon Reid, Alex Skolnick, and John Macaluso.

This week welcomes the return of ZO2 drummer, Joey Cassata. Topics include his stints on Broadway, his #1 best selling book on Amazon, and touring with Eric Martin and Steve Augeri. Joey is a hysterical interview with a lot of great stories. Definitely NSF for work! This episode of 6 degrees with Paul LaPlaca originally aired Live on Pure Rock Radio December 3rd, 2019.

6 Degrees with Paul LaPlaca: Marco Sfogli of Icefish

Paul LaPlaca and his Six Degrees of Rock N’ Roll separation return after a summer/fall hiatus, on a new day and time live (Thursdays at 9pm EST)! This week Paul welcomes Italian guitarist MARCO SFOGLI from progressive metal band ICEFISH! Also music from Devin Townsend Band, John Macaluso and Union Radio, Dahli’s Dilema, Icefish, Living Colour, Von LMO, October Thorns, Matt Guillory and The Elba Triangle doing a Tribal Tech cover. This episode of 6 Degrees with Paul LaPlaca originally aired LIVE on Pure Rock Radio Thursday, January 10th, 2019.

6 Degrees with Paul LaPlaca: Vernon Reid (Living Colour)

This week guitar virtuoso Vernon Reid of Living Colour is on the show to chat about guitars, the latest Living Colour album “Shade.” Their first album in eight years, recently listed as one of Pure Rock Radio’s Top 100 Hard Rock and Metal Albums of 2017! This episode of 6 Degrees with Paul LaPlaca originally aired LIVE on Pure Rock Radio Tuesday, January 16th, 2018.